New Jersey

December 18, 2018

DRBA INCREASES TOLLS CHARGED ON DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE

As of March 1st, it will cost you five dollars to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge.  The Delaware River and Bay Authority approved a rate increase that will generate $34 million in additional revenue.  Commercial vehicles will be paying two dollars m...
December 17, 2018

GOING UP: MURPHY SIGNS LAW TO BUMP UP WELFARE CHECKS BY TEN PERCENT

Welfare assistance checks are going up by ten percent in New Jersey.  Governor Murphy on Monday signed a new bill into law that raises the $424 monthly check for a family of three to $466.  This is the first increase in the check since Ronald Reagan wa...
December 17, 2018

STATE APPROVES TWO MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES IN OUR REGION

The state has approved six additional medical marijuana dispensaries, and two of them are in our region.  State officials announced Monday that a dispensary is coming to Atlantic City, and a second dispensary to Vineland.  The only other dispensary in ...
December 17, 2018

BOOKER: YES, I’M HETEROSEXUAL

United States Senator Cory Booker confirms that yes, he is heterosexual.  Booker told the Philadelphia Inquirer that he continues to contemplate a run for the White House in 2020, and his sexuality is not an issue.  If elected, Booker would be the firs...